Tarsiers of Bohol, Philippines stand approx 4" tall, they look like tiny monkeys with big eyes, are close to extinction unless efforts to conserve their natural habitat is funded by acquiring more land for their conservation.
A sanctuary near the town of Corella, on the Philippine island of Bohol, is having some success restoring tarsier populations. The Philippines Tarsier Foundation (PTFI) has developed a large, semi-wild enclosure known as the Tarsier Research and Development Center. Carlito Pizarras, also known as the "Tarsier man", founded this sanctuary where visitors can observe tarsiers in the wild. As of 2011, the sanctuary was maintained by him and his brother. The trees in the sanctuary are populated with nocturnal insects that make up the tarsier's diet.
A day trip to the mountains of Bohol, Philippines to see the smallest primate, the Tarsier, followed by a climb to an observation point overlooking the Chocolate Hills, then a visit to the Butterfly Garden, and ending with a Loboc River Cruise with Lunch and entertainment by the Loboc Children's Choir.
We visited the Tarsier Sanctuary and later stopped by the Butterfly Sanctuary in Bohol, Philippines.
How we found a Cutest Tarsier in Corella Bohol? Finding the Philippine Tarsier the easy way in Corella, Bohol is was such a memorable experience I can boast to my friends and relatives way back home. We were guided by Bohol Island Tour Services staff to a secluded area where these cute little primates are being preserved for years now.
Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npMft...
The Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary is an approximately 134-hectare land that has been set aside as a protected area for the Philippine Tarsier. Tarsiers are small and only weigh about 113 to 142 grams. ...
The Philippine Tarsier Foundation, Incorporated (PTFI) is a non-profit, non-stock corporation based in Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines, established in 1996 to conserve, promote research and establish a sanctuary for the Philippine tarsier.
The foundation runs a 8.4-hectare (20.7-acre) sanctuary or forest reservation, within protected forest of the Philippine, tarsier are believed to live.
The Tarsier Research and Development Center about 14 km outside the provincial capital, Tagbilaran City, in the town of Corella, Bohol.
Place: Tarsier Sanctuary
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